International Recording Artist Brooke Alford to Headline ASU’s 2023 President's Gala

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By ASU News Services

Alabama State University (ASU) is delighted to announce that internationally acclaimed recording artist Brooke Alford and The Brooke Alford Experience Band will take center stage at the highly anticipated 2023 President's Gala. This prestigious event, held in benefit of ASU, will be a memorable evening of dinner, dancing, and entertainment. The Gala will be held on Friday, September 1, 2023, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome.

The President's Gala is a signature event for ASU’s President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr., as it commemorates the University's remarkable achievements and celebrates student success. The Gala promises an atmosphere of glamour, glitz, and unforgettable entertainment. Guests will be treated to a night of luxurious dining, captivating performances and recognition of esteemed donors.

At the heart of the evening's entertainment will be the incredible talents of Brooke Alford, an international recording artist renowned for her mesmerizing performances on the electric violin. Backed by The Brooke Alford Experience Band, Brooke Alford will captivate the audience with her unique blend of contemporary jazz, R&B, and soulful melodies. Their live performance promises to be a highlight of the Gala, ensuring an evening filled with excitement and musical excellence.

Individual tickets for the President's Gala are available for $250, providing guests with an exclusive opportunity to enjoy this unforgettable event. For those wishing to share the experience with friends, family, or colleagues, tables of ten can be purchased for $3,000, allowing for a memorable evening of camaraderie and celebration.

The funds raised during the President's Gala will play a vital role in supporting strategic initiatives and promoting student success at ASU. As the University’s annual fundraiser, the event serves as an important platform to generate resources that will contribute to the advancement of the University and its mission of excellence in education, research, and community engagement.

Tickets for the President's Gala are on sale now, and interested individuals and organizations are encouraged to secure their spots early. To purchase tickets or to obtain more information about the Gala, please contact the Office of Development at 334-229-4563 or visit the official Gala website at